Southern Wing Showdown 2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 1:00 PM @ The Fairmont
Just in time for Father’s Day, tickets are now on sale here for Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown, the favorite all-inclusive summer festival celebrating unique takes on a Southern staple. Returning for its fourth year on Sunday, August 25 at The Fairmont (1429 Fairmont Ave NW) in Atlanta’s West Midtown neighborhood, the event will offer attendees two ticket options – General Admission and VIP First Taster.
Both ticket levels offer attendees all-you-can-eat wings, side dishes, wine, beer and cocktail tastes that complement the chefs’ creations, plus live music from Luke Latimer. VIP First Taster tickets grant guests access to the event an hour early at 1pm and are $55 through Father’s Day (June 16), $60 through the end of June and $65 through August 24. General Admission tickets invite attendees to enjoy the festival from 2-5pm and are $45 through Father’s Day (June 16), $50 through the end of June and $55 through August 24. If available, tickets can be purchased at the door for $65 (General Admission) and $75 (VIP First Taster).
Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg and produced by Taste of Atlanta, the event will feature creative talent from over 30 prominent Southeastern chefs hailing from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, including Atlanta’s Matt Basford of Canoe (2018 ‘Best Wing’ Winner) and Drew Van Leuvan of Seven Lamps, Charlotte’s Greg Collier of Loft & Cellar, Charleston’s Daniel Doyle of Poogan’s Porch, Asheville’s Steve Goff of AUX Bar and more.
While enjoying wings and sides from acclaimed chefs, attendees can also sip beer, wine and specially crafted cocktails that complement chef creations. Local purveyor Springer Mountain Farms will provide chefs with chicken that’s raised without antibiotics, steroids, growth stimulants or hormones, and each chef will serve their unique recipe as they battle it out to win ‘Best Wing’ in a competition judged by festival goers and a panel of wing aficionados. The winner of Southern Wing Showdown will win a Big Green Egg to take home.
The event has sold out every year and was recently selected by the Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 Festival & Event winner for the month of August 2019. Last year, approximately 28,000 wings were eaten by attendees.
Angel Flight Soars, a volunteer pilot organization located at Dekalb Peachtree airport and providing flight services to patients in need of medical-related care, will be a nonprofit beneficiary for this event and will host a silent auction on-site. The festival will also support Second Helpings Atlanta – a nonprofit food rescue organization that fights hunger and reduces food waste in the city – who will be doing food recovery onsite.
For more information, please visit: SouthernWingShowdown.com.
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*Children 10 and under are free with a paid adult.
*Southern Wing Showdown is a rain or shine event.